30 Inspirational quotes for every entrepreneur that changes their life and business

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How do you get inspired? Inspiration is the main theme of your life and business that drives towards success. These 30 motivational quotes listed below will help you create a vision and potential to deal with your life and business to be successful.

  • Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing. — Nike
  • Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success. — Thomas J. Watson
  • So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win. — Og Mandino
  • Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. — Dale Carnegie
  • At one point in your life you either have the thing you want or the reasons why you don’t. — Andy Roddick
  • We must train from the inside out. Using our strengths to attack and nullify any weaknesses. It’s not about denying a weakness may exist but about denying its right to persist. — Vince McConnell
  • Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. — Aristotle
  • Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. — John Maxwell
  • One of the marks of successful people is they are action oriented. One of the marks of average people is they are talk oriented. — Brian Tracy
  • Life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself. — George Bernard Shaw
  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. — Theodore Roosevelt


  • In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. — Bill Cosby
  • Bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. — Abraham Lincoln
  • Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. — Les Brown
  • Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is more people who have come alive — Howard Thurman
  • My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. — Oprah Winfrey
  • “Out there in some garage is an entrepreneur who’s forging a bullet with your company’s name on it.”–Gary Hamel
  • “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for
    failure, which is: Try to please everybody.”–Herbert B. Swope
  • “The minute you’re satisfied with where you are, you aren’t there anymore.”–Tony Gwynn
  • “Speed is useful only if you are running in the right direction.”–Joel Barker
  • “An organization becomes bewildered rather than energized when it’s asked to do too much at once.”–Michael Hammer & James Champy
  • “If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession, be it music, the ballet or just a basic degree. You have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.” — Henry Rollins
  • “If a man is called a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and Earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.'” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.”— Margaret Thatcher
  • “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.”— George Bernard Shaw
  • “Those at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there.” — Marcus Washling
  • “Be not afraid of going slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.” — Chinese proverb

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  • “You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic.” — Stephen C. Hogan
  • “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” — Stephen King